Judge McCall, Grinnell, was appointed to the bench in 2010. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa in 1976 and his law degree, with honors, from Drake University Law School in 1978. Prior to taking the bench, he was in private practice, specializing in litigation and trial law. He is board certified in both civil and criminal trial advocacy by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification. Judge McCall is a member of the Order of Coif, the Iowa Judge's Association, the American Board of Trial Attorneys, and the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers. He is married and has three daughters.